P_One

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  1. The last round of the F1 championship in Bahrain was soooo boring!! The only respite was Kimi's move on Glock, which was the only bit of racing we saw all afternoon, except maybe Button on Hamilton earlier on. At this rate, all the new F1 venues are going to fall flat. Can't bear to imagine what Delhi could be like in 2011....
  2. GP2 - graveyar of F1 wannabes

    i think there should be a sizeable jump up from any junior racing series to formula 1. in the past it was always like that. GP2 is an idea whose time has come and passed. the performance of a GP2 car is close to that of an F1 car, which isn't the best thing really. to separate the men from the boys, F1 cars should be a big challenge to drive fast, like it used to be with F3. there's been world series, F3000 and what not earlier. i think the FIA would do well to have a limited numb er of single-seater series.
  3. jet airways has a special promotional offer going on . you can get a return ticket to bahrain for just 17,400 bucks all inclusive.
  4. F1: Malaysian Grand Prix

    all ol' bernie wants is money. soon, it will become the middle-east F1 championship. you'll see: there will be races in every middle-east emirate / country. so , soon there will be races in bahrain, abu dhabi, saudi arabia, dubai, etc etc. and bernie will become richer and the sport will become poorer
  5. the GP2 series is fast turning into a graveyard of F1 wannabes. Lucas di Grassi, Bruno Senna, Giorgio Pantano are all twiddling their thumbs or driving elsewhere. and the GP2 asia series has turned into a lame excuse of a championship. with F2 resurrected, there's every chance it could soon spell the death knell for GP2
  6. the Indian National Rally Championship has a new promoter, who are working hard to put the sport on TV. this is what has been lacking for some time now. there's also a big-ticket title sponsor in the running too. i think the INRC wil finally get the coverage and exposure it needs.
  7. F1: Australian Grand Prix 2009

    Richard Branson's Virgin brand did appear on the BGP 001. Isn't it more than slightly ironic that a team with 'Virgin' branding secured a front-row lock-out in quali and a 1-2 in the race? You can't script something like that, and the word play is just too funny!
  8. ross brawn has bought honda. 20 cars on the grid. yaay! and barrichello and button get to remain on the grid. mercedes will supply engines and kers. so basically the car will be a mish mash of brawn's engineering ideas, brought to life by the eternally loyal barrichello, and raced by jenson button. but let's not discount 'Brawn GP' (stupid name) just yet. i think it's the first time in the hiostory of F1 that a factory team has gone private, and not the other way around! ross and his brawny boys are sure to make a fight of it. what do u guys think? will brawn gp be absolute tail-enders, or will that distinction remain force india's ?
  9. WRC season kicks off

    look what's so cool in rallying otherwis. proton, i mean malaysian nationalised car maker proton, went to ireland and kicked some butt. that too with a super 2000 car. and then there's skoda with the fabia in the intercontinental rally challenge. again, a very impressive debut for the car. so while its terribly sad to lose mnufacturers, especially a legend like subaru, there's still others who are coming in. and when VW finally gets into the WRC, if at all, it'll get eve more interesting.
  10. Car of the Year

    i think it will be i20, although u are not having that in the list for voting purposes. but otherwise it will be being the honda city. what a car!
  11. The first ride?

    my first ride was on bicycle. i was pedalling. it must have been really really long long ago types because i am not remembering now when was first time i was riding the bike. first time i rode motorbike with engine and gears was sometime when i was around 12 years of age.
  12. cruiser bikes dont do well in india

    cruisers don't sell coz u can't corner the bloody things. with a wheelbase which goes from kutch to kathmandu and stupidly rakes forks and soggy suspension, they are nothing more than hopeless heaps which can only go straight. and in india u need a nimble bike. so they are stupid to ride in our traffic. and they are costing more and giving less mileage also. so why will they be selling? of course we don't like cruiser bikes
  13. Superbike strike!

    what fun! suzuki has brought the new busa to india and also the intruder. next year honda will be bringing the cbr 1000 and maybe even the cb if we are lucky. now bajaj is buying more of ktm so we will see more of that also. and yamaha toh are already here. i think india is finally going to be seeing a big bike revolution. with our beautiful countryside and improving roads, i think we bikers will have more opportunites to be riding more and enjoying it also.
  14. You're late, Dr. Mallya

    he's all gas and no go. what's he done for indian motorsport anyway? not a rupee has gone into his beloved country. i think there should be a media blackout on the guy. P_One2008-12-24 11:08:51
  15. guys, volkswagen has introduced a common-rail diesel motor in the passat. i guess this means we'll slowly see a move away from pump deuse technology throughout the vee-dub range. there's a story on the home page.